Musculoskeletal Outpatient Physiotherapy - Victoria Hospital - Dorset Healthcare

Our service in Wimborne is for patients aged 8 and above with a sports injury, orthopaedic or musculoskeletal conditions (e.g. after a fracture or sprain). We will assess, advise and carry out an appropriate course of treatment (related to clinical need) with the approach being, one of self-management, advice and education aimed at improving: • mobility and function • Pain control • Exercise • Healthy lifestyle advice.

Venue

Venue address
Victoria Hospital Victoria Road
Wimborne
Dorset
Postcode
BH21 1ER
Locality
East Dorset

Date/Time

Opening times
Mon: 08:00-17:00
Tue: 08:00-17:00
Wed: 08:00-18:00
Thu: 08:00-17:00
Fri: 08:00-17:00

Service Details

Additional Information
The Musculoskeletal Outpatients Physiotherapy department at Victoria Hospital covers the area of Wimborne. The service is available for children aged 8 and above. We are open later on a Wednesday but we’re not available at the weekend. There is an out of hours answer machine available 24 hours a day. Children should be accompanied at appointments by a parent/guardian.
Referral information
Professional referrals from Dorset GPs, consultants and other healthcare professionals for patients registered in Dorset. Referrals are sent to the physiotherapy department who then contact the patient directly via phone or letter depending on the urgency of the condition. At the first appointment a thorough examination is carried out and joint physiotherapy goals are set with the patient. Simple musculoskeletal / orthopaedic conditions only. (Complex musculoskeletal conditions / developmental conditions to be referred to Poole Hospital specialist paediatric service). Excludes: Neurological, respiratory, amputees, developmental.
Age Range Details
8 years old and above.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible
Fully wheelchair accessible.
Parking availability information
Disabled parking bays, drop-off/collection points and parking nearby.
Toilet facility information
Accessible toilets.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Local Offer

Support for children and young people with SEN and disabilities
As appropriate the carer is involved in all aspects of the process. Contact Adrian Barnes on 01202 856449 or email Adrian.barnes@nhs.net for information and guidance.

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Address: Victoria Hospital  Victoria Road  Wimborne  Dorset

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